Fighting Back

This week with the help of Rockland’s Department of Mental Health we announced a new initiative to fight back against the opioid epidemic that has swept across our county, state and nation. Let me be clear, we in county government are doing everything we can think of to...

Fighting Back

I spent years coaching young people in our community and I saw them at their best – hardworking, dedicated, talented. It would break my heart years later when word got back to me about a young person I coached who was lost to drugs or alcohol. Over the past couple of years...

State Budget: NOT ENOUGH FOR ROCKLAND

This year’s state budget has some – but not enough – good news for Rockland. The $155 billion fiscal agreement lowers personal income tax rates, which keeps more money in the hands of people who earn it and helps our economy. And it finally ended a fiscal...

Fighting the Good Fight

I spent a few hours this week visiting Rockland County’s Regional Investigative Resource Center, a new facility under the auspices of our District Attorney Tom Zugibe. Staffed with an expert team of crime analysts and sworn law enforcement members, the RIRC is a...